The management team has extensive M&A and turnaround management experience in a number of industries, and is familiar with all aspects of financial management. Management is committed to growing the value of the Frauenthal Group’s industrial investments.
Member of the Executive Board of Frauenthal Holding AG (CFO) and Frauenthal Handel Gruppe AG
Earned her Master’s Degree in International Business at the University of Vienna. She then studied at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated with a degree in Social Pedagogy.
2008 - 2017 Managing Director of the Group’s Finance Company Frauenthal Ost Beteiligungs GmbH.
2014 - 2015 Certified Investor Relations Officer (CIRO)
2014 Vice President Finance of Frauenthal Holding AG, responsible for the areas Finance, Controlling and Investor Relations, Deputy Compliance Officer
2014 - 2018 Managing Director for Frauenthal Automotive Holding GmbH, parent company for the Automotive Division.
Since 2015, Managing Director of the Frauenthal Beteiligungsverwaltungs AG, Frauenthal Haustechnik Beteiligungs GmbH, parent company of the Trade Division and of Frauenthal Immobilien GmbH, a the real estate company.
Since 2016, also Managing Director of Frauenthal Automotive Finance GmbH
2018 Board appointment as CFO with main responsibilities Finance, internal and external reporting, Treasury, IT and Investor Relations within the Frauenthal group. Before Erika Hochrieser was appointed as board member, she had been officer with statutory authority of the Frauenthal Holding AG and responsible for the areas Finance, Controlling and Investor Relations.
2020 joined the Executive Board of Frauenthal Service AG in addition to role of CFO at the Holding, responsible for finance, human resources and legal affairs in the Trading division.
Chairman of the Executive Board of Frauenthal Holding AG responsible for Division Frauenthal Automotive
1974 - 1979 Studied Business Informatics at the University of Vienna, graduated Master of Economics
1979 - 1981 Postgraduate research, doctoral studies & internship Paris
1982 University of Vienna, Doctorate in Economics
1981 - 1983 Stanford Business School, MBA
1984 - 1989 McKinsey & Co Management consultant in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Germany and Austria
1989 - 1994 EFS Group, Vienna - Managing Director, Management, HR and IT consulting
1992 - Co-Founder Ventana Beteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H. as a holding company for EFS Group, M&A Bank AG and future industrial investments as joint Managing Director
1994 - 1997 Operational management of the Group subsidiary, Schönherr Chemnitzer Webmaschinenbau GmbH (restructuring and recovery)
From 1998 - 2017 Member (Chairman till 2007 & from 2010) Supervisory Board Frauenthal Holding AG
From 2004 - 2017 Member Supervisory Board SHT Haustechnik AG
2010 Overall leadership & responsibility for Frauenthal Holding AG
From 2014 - 2017 Member, Deputy Chairman and as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ÖAG AG
From 2014 - 2017 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Frauenthal Service AG
2016 becomes controlling shareholder of Frauenthal Holding AG through a public procedure controlled by the Austrian Takeover Commission
Since 2018 Chief Executive Officer of Frauenthal Holding AG
Since 2010 Managing Director and sole shareholder of Ventana Holding AG, since 2019 Ventana Holding AG draws up the consildated financial statements for the largest group of companies to which the Frauenthal Group belongs.
Hannes Winkler is responsible at holding company level for the Frauenthal Trading Division (until December 31, 2022) and for legal affairs, internal audit, human resources and business development.
Following the departure of Michael Ostermann on November 18, 2022, Hannes Winkler also assumed interim responsibility for the Frauenthal Automotive Division.
Since January 1, 2023, Thomas Stadlhofer has been responsible for the Frauenthal Trading Division, and Hannes Winkler for the Frauenthal Automotive Division, as well as for Legal, Internal Audit, Human Resources and Business Development.
As of 1.1. 2023 Member of the Executive Board of Frauenthal Holding AG responsible for Frauenthal Handel
Thomas Stadlhofer was born in 1974, is married and finished studying business economics in 1999. He started working as a consultant at Czipin & Partner in 1999 and became the regional manager for parcel logistics of Österreichische Post AG in 2003. In 2009 Thomas Stadlhofer started working for SHT Haustechnik AG as the Vice President Logistics. He was a member of the ÖAG AG executive board from January 2016 to June 2018. Since June 2016 he is member of the Frauenthal Handel Gruppe AG board and since January 2018 its chairman.
At its meeting on December 15, 2022, the Supervisory Board of Frauenthal Holding AG appointed Thomas Stadlhofer to the Executive Board of Frauenthal Holding AG from January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025. On the Frauenthal Holding AG Executive Board, he will assume responsibility for the Frauenthal Trade division, of which he has been CEO since 2018 and will remain unchanged.
Born in 1966, she studied economics at the University in Münster. From 1994 to 2004 she works in Linnemann-Schnetzer Group – at first in the controlling team (until 1999) then as Managing Director (from Jan. 2000). After the acquisition of the Linnemann-Schnetzer GmbH by Frauenthal Group in 2004, Mrs. Beermann has been appointed member of the Executive Board of Frauenthal Holding AG (until Oct. 2007). From 2008 to 2019 she was responsible for the CFO-Position of FMTG - Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group AG, before she undertook the CFO role at iSi Automotive Holding GmbH (in Mai 2019).
Claudia Beermann was elected in the 30th Annual General Meeting of Frauenthal Holding AG, on 19 June 2019 to the Supervisory Board of Frauenthal Holding AG as a member.
Ms. Beermann was elected by the Supervisory Board as Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board with effect from June 11, 2021.
Born 1957, studied law at the University of Vienna. MBA, certified public accountant, tax consultant, CPA (MA). 8.4.1995 to 4.1.1996 Federal Minister of Finance.
Managing partner of PKF CENTURION Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft mbH. Specialized in: national and international individual and consolidated financial statements, audit manager of banks and insurance companies, court-certified expert, aviation consulting.
Dr. Staribacher was elected as a member of the Supervisory Board of Frauenthal Holding AG at the 29th Annual General Meeting of Frauenthal Holding AG, on 5.6.2018 and with effect from June 11, 2021 Mr. Staribacher was elected by the Supervisory Board as Deputy Chairman.
Born 1956, studied law at the University of Vienna. Doctorate in law. Since March 1984 partner in the law firm Frieders, Tassul & Partner and since April 1996 managing senior partner specializing in commercial law, corporate law, real estate law, tenancy law and labor law.
Dr. Christian Tassul was elected as a member of the Supervisory Board of Frauenthal Holding AG at the 32nd Annual General Meeting of Frauenthal Holding AG, on 11 June 2021.
Johannes Strohmayer was born in 1950. He studied Economics and Journalism at the University of Vienna from 1970–1975, attending Stanford University in 1974 (dissertation), and undertook postgraduate studies at the Institut des Sciences Politiques at the Sorbonne in 1976. In 1977 he joined the Austrian Federal Chamber of Economics. From 1981–1983 he worked as an accountant and expert witness in Vienna. From 1983–1998 Mr Strohmayer chaired the tax reform commission at the Ministry of Finance. From 1990–2002 he lectured at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Political Economy Department. From 1993–1996 he was a managing partner at Hübner & Hübner tax accountants. In 1993 he served on the international committee of the Austrian Chamber of Accountants and Tax Consultants. Since 1999 he has been the managing director of Euro Capital Partners. In addition to the above, Mr Strohmayer has been/is a member of the supervisory boards of: Creditanstalt-Bankverein (1984–1999); Österreichische Bundesbahnen (Austrian Federal Railways) (2005–2007); Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH (2000–); and MIFIM Beteiligungs AG (2008–). He has belonged to the university council of the Medical University of Vienna since 2003. He joined the Frauenthal Holding AG Supervisory Board in 2010.